Abbreviation for American National Standards Institute (http://www.ansi.org), a standards body in the United States. It is usually used as a qualifier to delineate a particular instance (e.g., ANSI C++ vs. some other C++, ANSI C vs. Borland C, and so on)

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How can I tell what standard my C is in?

Okies, totally newbie question here. I can read the code, mimic the code and understand the basics to be deadly. But, I never really took the time to understand what ANSI C really meant. I just look ...
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Could ANSI C standardized linkage syntax from early C wrong? [closed]

Recently I came up to something illogical, reading the latest ANSI C paper. It was talking about linkage but it never mentioned a way to declare internal identifiers inside block-scope (or at least in ...
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ANSI C pointers corrupted values [closed]

I am working on ANSI C and having some issues with the pointers. That is that after a point in my program the pointer's values change without me interfering, is something like overwriting them. I ...
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About ANSI C++ 2003 standard

I would like to ask for your help. I searched a lot on Internet, but I found mismatched informations. My questions: I tried to buy the "ISO/IEC 14882:2003(E) Programming Languages - C++" standard ...
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C++ : Lack of Standardization at the Binary Level

Why ISO/ANSI didn't standardize C++ at the binary level? There are many portability issues with C++, which is only because of lack of it's standardization at the binary level. Don Box writes, (...